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IN SEARCH OF GREECE: CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBIT OF DRAWINGS AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM BY EDWARD DODWELL AND SIMONE POMARDI FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE PACKARD HUMANITIES INSTITUTE
Written by John McKesson Camp Ii. Illustrated by Edward Dodwell; Simone Pomardi.
Stock no. 1824089
Published by The Packard Humanities Institute. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A catalogue for the first public display of part of the Packard Humanities Institute's collection of more than 850 drawings done by Edward Dodwell and Simone Pomardi during their visit to Greece in 1805-6. Accompanied by introductory essays designed to set the collection in its historical, cultural, and artistic context. Large oblong format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781938325304. A lovely item. Very scarce at the time of cataloguing.

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THUCYDIDES: THE HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR
Written by Rex Warner; M.I. Finley; Theodore K. Rabb.
Stock no. 2140933
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Brown cloth with gilt title and vignette to spine and vignette to front cover. Translated by Warner. Introduction, Appendices and Bibliography by Finlay. Preface by Rabb. Originally published in 1954, the text of this edition follows that of the revised Penguin Classics edition published in 1972. Slip case is a bit better than very good - a few knocks along edges; some light scuffing/wear.

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A PARALLEL OF THE ORDERS OF ARCHITECTURE GREEK AND ROMAN
Written by Charles Normand.
Stock no. 2137639
Published by John Tiranti & Company. 1929. Almost very good condition.

Very large format (tall). Brown cloth spine with beige boards, black titles to spine and front cover. B/w plans/designs. This is the Tiranti Edition. Wear and some surface paper damage to covers, with damp/splash marks in places. Spine is very browned. Other marks to covers. Foxing to prelim pages and last pages of books. Some grubby margin marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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BOIOTIA AND THE BOIOTIAN LEAGUE, 432-371 B.C.
Written by Robert J. Buck.
Stock no. 1823520
Published by University Of Alberta Press. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

The history of the ancient Greek federal state of Boiotia from the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War in 432 B.C. to its victory over Sparta in 371 B.C. Red cardwraps. ISBN: 0888642539. Light scuffing to rear cover. Contents clean.

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GREECE
Written by J.A. McClymont. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 2137137
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1906. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Navy blue pictorial cloth showing Greek ships. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. Booklist to rear with latest books listed first published in 1906. Possible first variation or very early reprint going from the books listed to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Base of spine is damaged; chipped with some fraying and a little loss of cloth. Scuffing to covers. Joints are pulled. Some light foxing. A little browning to plates.

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BATTLES OF THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLDS
Written by John Drogo Montagu.
Stock no. 1322595
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A chronological compendium of 667 battles to 31 BC, from the historians of the ancient world. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1853673897. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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AEGEAN ADVENTURES 1940-43 AND THE END OF CHURCHILL'S DREAM
Written by Michael Woodbine Parish.
Stock no. 1823483
Published by The Book Guild Ltd.. 1993. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A powerful memoir providing many glimpses into the life of a British patriot, who when he is not being wounded, captured by the enemy, or escaping, enjoys the full life in a society which numbers royalty, leading politicians and captains of industry among its friends. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863327885. Foxing to text block else a fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE OXFORD COMPANION TO CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION
Written by Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth.
Stock no. 1322326
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Black cloth. 907 pages with Bb/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 9780198706779. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ALEXANDER THE GREAT'S CAMPAIGNS: A GUIDE TO ANCIENT POLITICAL AND MILITARY WARGAMING
Written by Phil Barker.
Stock no. 1822142
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

As well as being an immensely readable and superbly detailed account of Alexander the Great's actual campaigns, this book also enquires into many historical might-have-beens and gives boundless practical advice and information for all Ancient wargamers. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & battle plans. ISBN: 0850593255. Text block lightly browned and slightly grubby. Endpapers lightly browned. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE ARMY OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT (MEN-AT-ARMS)
Written by Nick Sekunda. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 2134744
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1ST 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. ISBN: 0850455391. Spine browned.

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MUSSOLINI'S GREEK ISLAND: FASCISM AND THE ITALIAN OCCUPATION OF SYROS IN WORLD WAR II
Written by Sheila Lecoeur.
Stock no. 1818600
Published by Tauris Academic Studies. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781845116705. Light scuffing to dustwrapper and clear tape remains to verso (not noticeable to front).

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